GIBSON CITY — Larry Richoz, 70, of Gibson City, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Wisconsin.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Dudley J. Schwartz of Rockville, Md., a former Paxton resident and graduate of Paxton High School, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

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RANTOUL — Wilma E. Borchers, 102, of Rantoul, sister of a Melvin resident, died peacefully on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Country Health Care & Rehab in Gifford.

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BUCKLEY — Nancy Ann Pikkarainen, 62, of Buckley, died at 7:43 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana.

MONTICELLO — Keith L. Morris, 77, of Monticello, died at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Kirby Medical Center in Monticello.

GILMAN — James Millard Fletcher, 83, of Gilman, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at the Gilman Healthcare Center in Gilman.

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CISSNA PARK — Jean C. Feller, 92, who resided at Autumn Field’s in Hoopeston and was formerly of Cissna Park, died at 3:01 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center.

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URBANA — James L. “JL” Copas, 95, of Urbana, formerly of Buckley, died at 11:44 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

PAXTON — Kevin R. Stone, 61, of Paxton, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at his home.

PAXTON — Doris “Arlene” Phillips Ogle, 96, a lifelong Paxton area resident, died at 1:39 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

FAIRBURY — Leona Clara Steffen, 99, of Fairbury, formerly of Forrest and Gibson City, died at 10:04 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at the Fairview Haven Retirement Community in Fairbury.

GILMAN — Cheryl K. Broderick, 68, of Gilman, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

GIBSON CITY — Jerald Wayne Hood, 77, of Gibson City, died at 11:12 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at the Heritage Health Care Nursing Home in Gibson City with his loving family at his side.

GIBSON CITY — Patricia E. “Pat” Brucker, 77, of Gibson City, died at 12:31 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at her home in Gibson City.

BUCKLEY — Armin Reinhold Luening, 88, of Buckley, died at 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.

RANTOUL — Christopher David Maggard, 40, of Rantoul, grandson of a Loda resident, died at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

THOMASBORO — Stephen Martin, 77, a native of Paxton, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at his home in Thomasboro.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Donald James Reis, 87, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Gibson City, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home in Jacksonville, Fla.

GILMAN — Timmy J. Powell, 59, of Gilman, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

GILMAN — Barbara J. Brewer, 81, of Gilman, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at the Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka.

CISSNA PARK — William “Bill” Maul, 73, of Cissna Park, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana.

URBANA — Harold “Huck” Dalton, 59, brother of a Roberts resident, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.

BUCKLEY — Wendy Sue Grohler, 57, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of Buckley, died at 8:31 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance in McAllen, Texas.

PAXTON — John Rypski, 88, of Paxton, died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana.

BUCKLEY — June Rohlwing, 92, of Buckley, died at 10:41 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at her home.

HAYWARD, Wis. — Irene Alice Nault, 91, formerly of Paxton and Union, Mich., died peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at her residence in Hayward, Wis.  

RANTOUL — John Richard Dalton, 52, of Rantoul, died at 3:31 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

BRADLEY — Orville P. Glover Sr., 86, of Bradley, father of a Melvin resident, died peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, with his family by his side in his home.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Donald James Reis, 87, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Gibson City, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home in Jacksonville, Fla.

BUCKLEY — Wendy Grohler, 57, of McAllen, Texas, formerly of Buckley, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in McAllen, Texas.

PAXTON — Larry “Jack” Jackson Deason, 84, of Paxton, died at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at OSF Healthcare in Urbana.

GIBSON CITY — Bradford “Wayne” King, 82, of Gibson City, died at 11:55 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Gibson City surrounded by his loving family.

CISSNA PARK — David E. Geiken, 67, of Cissna Park, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Urbana.

PENFIELD — Roger N. “Nick” Carter, 78, of Penfield, father of a Loda resident, died in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at his home surrounded by family.

PAXTON — Todd A. Farney, 57, of Paxton, died at 2:17 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

GIBSON CITY — Maurice E. Fry, 88, of Hoffman Estates, formerly of Gibson City, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village.

GIBSON CITY — Wanda L. Ausili, 96, of Farmer City, formerly of Gibson City, died at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at the Farmer City Rehab & Health Care Center.

URBANA — Gladys I. Thilmony, 78, of Urbana, formerly of Paxton, died peacefully at her home at 7:41 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

GIBSON CITY — Douglas O. Baird, 66, of Gibson City, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at his home surrounded by friends and family.

GILMAN — Roscoe H. Mason, 90, of Gilman, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at the Gilman Health Care Center.

DANFORTH — Norma Jean Rohrbach Cluver, 87, of Cissna Park, died at 12:09 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Danforth.  

GIBSON CITY — Dorothy Shields-Lawless, 84, of Gibson City, died at 5:43 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — June Allene Leonard, 88, of Gibson City, died at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Gibson City surrounded by her family.

GILMAN — Norma K. Mitchell, 97, of Gilman, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at the Merkle-Knipprath Nursing Home in Clifton.

ONARGA — Melvin L. Henrichs, 86, of Onarga, brother of a Buckley resident, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at his home.

GILMAN — Marie L. Heeren, 102, of Gilman, formerly of Danforth, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Sheldon Health Care in Sheldon.  

GIBSON CITY — Dorothy Shields-Lawless, 84, of Gibson City, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — June Leonard, 88, of Gibson City, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — Douglas Baird, 66, of Gibson City, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at his home.

GILMAN — Diana L. Gray, 66, of Gilman, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

HENNING — Betty Jean Beck, 93, formerly of the Rankin area, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Burton’s Care Home in Rohnert Park, Calif.